Will Award Make UK Social Housing Tenants House Proud?

accreditation sign for considerate contractors posted at construction site in Norwich
sign photo by london road is licensed under CC BY 2.0
The building team at the award winning site posted these credentials during construction.

Some council house tenants in Norwich, UK, recently woke to discover they are living in homes with award-winning style. We’re not talking about ‘top of this year’s public housing,’ we’re talking about the annual Royal Institute of British Architects prize for architecture in the UK — the best of any architecture of any kind in the country.1

Read a good news story for those lucky tenants and for the Norwich City Council as well as all those involved in the design and construction of new, attractive, ultra-low energy housing on Goldsmith Street in Norwich. Read more in The Guardian: ‘A Masterpiece’: Norwich Council Houses Win Stirling Architecture Prize

Footnotes

  1. Try also: Plucky Norwich Council Bridges The Energy-Affordability Divide